Recent Awards

In FY 2020, Brandeis University attracted $63 million in outside funding to support research. Following is a list of recent awards received by Brandeis University scholars.
Asymptotic and Uniform Diophantine Approximation Via Flows on Homogeneous Spaces

Total Anticipated Award: $395,545

Principal Investigator: Dmitry Kleinbock, Mathematics

Sponsor: National Science Foundation

The Brain-Peripheral Interface in Physiology and Disease

Total Anticipated Award: $999,998

Principal Investigator: Susan Birren and Sacha Nelson, Biology

Sponsor: W. M. Keck Foundation

Tough Talk: Embodied Language and Military Necropolitics in the USA

Total Anticipated Award: $30,000

Principal Investigator: Janet McIntosh, Anthropology

Sponsor: National Endowment for the Humanities Faculty Fellowship

Scaling Children’s Savings Accounts

Total Anticipated Award: $445,271

Principal Investigator: Thomas Shapiro and Rebecca Loya, Heller School for Social Policy and Management

Sponsor: Charles Stewart Mott Foundation

Trusting Black Women: Exploring Identity, Decision-Making, and History

Total Anticipated Award: $259,713

Principal Investigator: Wangui Muigai, African and Afro-American Studies

Sponsor: Greenwall Foundation

Evaluate the Impact of the Maccabiah Experience and Israel Connect on US Jewish Athletes

Total Anticipated Award: $94,903

Principal Investigator: Leonard Saxe, Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies

Sponsor: Maccabi USA

Re-Envisioning the Role of the Humanities Center in the 21st-Century University

Total Anticipated Award: $150,000

Principal Investigator: Ulka Anjaria, English and American Literature

Sponsor: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

PACES Center Analytic Support

Total Anticipated Award: $89,159

Principal Investigator: John Chapman and Jennifer Perloff, Heller School for Social Policy and Management

Sponsor: PACES Center for Value in Healthcare

Building on the Hampton-Brandeis Partnership: A New Pathway into STEM-intensive Master’s Program

Total Anticipated Award: $60,000

Principal Investigator: Irving Epstein, Anahita Zare, Provost’s Office

Sponsor: Hampton University

Fostering Global Research Networks among Junior International Political Economy and International Economics Scholars

Total Anticipated Award: $10,000

Principal Investigator: Oriana Montti, International Business School

Sponsor: American Political Science Association

Graph-Learning-Assisted State and Event Tracking for Solar-Penetrated Power Grids with Heterogeneous Data Sources

Total Anticipated Award: $12,896

Principal Investigator: Hongfu Liu, Computer Science

Sponsor: Northeastern University

Timing Biomolecular Interactions in Massively High Throughput via a Polymerase Stopwatch

Total Anticipated Award: $183,000

Principal Investigator: Hannah Wayment-Steele, Biochemistry

Sponsor: Jane Coffin Childs Memorial Fund for Medical Research

Polyphony and Practices of Music Writing in Worcester Cathedral Priory, c. 1150–1350

Total Anticipated Award: $60,000

Principal Investigator: Karen Desmond, Music

Sponsor: National Endowment for the Humanities

Light-Molecule Interaction in Condensed Phases

Total Anticipated Award: $75,000

Principal Investigator: Grace Han, Chemistry

Sponsor: Alfred P. Sloan Foundation